The River Region Art Association is holding its annual Awesome Art on the Bayou Arts, Crafts and Cultural Festival on Oct. 10-11 at Jambalaya Park in Gonzales, a news release said.

Awesome Art features local food, arts and crafts vendors and local musical groups.

Mona and the Kids, made up of Mona Dugas, Katherine Tomeny and her husband, Jade Tomeny, will perform at the festival. Last Christmas, Dugas released a CD of her own songs, written by her and engineered by her brother, Morgan Blanchard.

For more information on Awesome Art, call Roger Tygier at (504) 421-3639 or email